Last name origins & meanings:
- English: habitational name for someone from Eldon in County
Durham or Elveden in Suffolk. The first is named from the Old English
personal name Ella + dūn ‘hill’; the second from Old
English elfitu ‘swan’ or elf ‘elf’, ‘fairy’ +
- English: nickname from Middle English
eld ‘old’ + hine ‘servant’.
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